The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 185 204 200
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 82 44 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 0.64% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.80% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 76 32 84
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £49,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6413 5473 6930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.70% 79.91% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5133 4367 5964
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 37 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Hertfordshire -6 24 £42,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +22 19 £42,500 +6.91% 3
Essex - 3 £40,000 -
Suffolk +3 1 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Norfolk +2 1 £31,000 +5.08%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 156 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (60.45%) Scrum
3 65 (36.72%) .NET
4 60 (33.90%) Business Analysis
5 52 (29.38%) UML
6 50 (28.25%) Degree
7 48 (27.12%) Microsoft
8 45 (25.42%) OO
9 44 (24.86%) SQL
10 43 (24.29%) C#
11 42 (23.73%) DSDM
12 39 (22.03%) Use Case
12 39 (22.03%) User Experience
13 37 (20.90%) Computer Science
14 35 (19.77%) Finance
14 35 (19.77%) Project Management
15 32 (18.08%) Kanban
15 32 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (16.95%) Java
16 30 (16.95%) HTML
16 30 (16.95%) TDD
16 30 (16.95%) SQL Server
17 29 (16.38%) BPMN
17 29 (16.38%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (15.82%) JavaScript
19 27 (15.25%) ISEB
20 26 (14.69%) Software Engineering
21 23 (12.99%) E-Commerce
21 23 (12.99%) MS Excel
21 23 (12.99%) Line Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.95%) IIS
2 1 (0.56%) Mule
2 1 (0.56%) Confluence
2 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.91%) MS Office
3 9 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.52%) MS Project
5 4 (2.26%) Photoshop
5 4 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Agresso
1 2 (1.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.95%) Internet
2 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.26%) VPN
3 4 (2.26%) Firewall
4 2 (1.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.56%) Riak
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (16.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (12.43%) Selenium
3 15 (8.47%) JIRA
4 12 (6.78%) JUnit
5 8 (4.52%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.95%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (3.95%) TestNG
6 7 (3.95%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.82%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.26%) NUnit
8 4 (2.26%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.13%) Hudson
10 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.56%) Grunt
10 1 (0.56%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.56%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.56%) Subversion
10 1 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 35 (19.77%) Finance
2 13 (7.34%) Retail
3 5 (2.82%) Back Office
4 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.69%) Local Government
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.13%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (61.58%) Analyst
2 94 (53.11%) Business Analyst
3 36 (20.34%) Developer
4 34 (19.21%) Agile Business Analyst
5 28 (15.82%) Senior Business Analyst
5 28 (15.82%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (8.47%) Test Analyst
6 15 (8.47%) Business Systems Analyst
6 15 (8.47%) Systems Analyst
7 14 (7.91%) Software Developer
8 13 (7.34%) Software Engineer
8 13 (7.34%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.21%) Test Engineer
9 11 (6.21%) Software Test Engineer
9 11 (6.21%) Team Leader
9 11 (6.21%) Business Analyst Team Leader
9 11 (6.21%) Software Team Leader
10 9 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (36.72%) .NET
2 30 (16.95%) HTML
3 20 (11.30%) XML
4 18 (10.17%) CSS
5 13 (7.34%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.65%) Ajax
6 10 (5.65%) .NET Framework
7 9 (5.08%) Web Services
8 8 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (4.52%) HTML5
8 8 (4.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (3.95%) jQuery
9 7 (3.95%) XSL
10 6 (3.39%) WSDL
10 6 (3.39%) SOAP
10 6 (3.39%) WPF
11 5 (2.82%) JAX-WS
11 5 (2.82%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.82%) JDBC
11 5 (2.82%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.03%) User Experience
2 37 (20.90%) Computer Science
3 32 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.04%) Mathematics
5 14 (7.91%) Client/Server
6 9 (5.08%) Open Source
7 7 (3.95%) Economics
8 6 (3.39%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.82%) EFT
10 4 (2.26%) IPTV
10 4 (2.26%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.56%) Animation
11 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.52%) Windows
2 7 (3.95%) UNIX
3 4 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (60.45%) Scrum
3 60 (33.90%) Business Analysis
4 52 (29.38%) UML
5 45 (25.42%) OO
6 42 (23.73%) DSDM
7 39 (22.03%) Use Case
8 35 (19.77%) Project Management
9 32 (18.08%) Kanban
10 30 (16.95%) TDD
11 29 (16.38%) BPMN
12 26 (14.69%) Software Engineering
13 23 (12.99%) E-Commerce
13 23 (12.99%) Line Management
14 21 (11.86%) Analytics
14 21 (11.86%) Performance Management
15 20 (11.30%) Regression Testing
16 19 (10.73%) Mentoring
17 14 (7.91%) Manual Testing
17 14 (7.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.86%) SQL
2 43 (24.29%) C#
3 30 (16.95%) Java
4 28 (15.82%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.43%) C++
6 14 (7.91%) Delphi
7 6 (3.39%) Python
8 5 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.69%) XAML
10 2 (1.13%) C
11 1 (0.56%) VC++
11 1 (0.56%) Erlang
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (28.25%) Degree
2 27 (15.25%) ISEB
3 17 (9.60%) CBAP
4 7 (3.95%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.73%) QA
2 5 (2.82%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.21%) TOWER Software
3 8 (4.52%) VMware
4 4 (2.26%) Capita
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle
5 3 (1.69%) SAP
5 3 (1.69%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.56%) Sage
6 1 (0.56%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.56%) Apple
6 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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